20 avril 2018

Mount Ida College to Close, With Campus Going to UMass

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Mount Ida College announced Friday that it will shut down and its campus will become part of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Students in good standing will be eligible for automatic admission to the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, where they have been assured they can finish their degrees. More...

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Wait-Listed, Rejected and Frustrated in California

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Counselors report being stunned by the decisions coming out of some University of California and Cal State campuses. Could out-of-state institutions see a better than normal yield of Californians. More...

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Why Competitive Engineering College Is Latest to Drop SAT Subject Tests

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Just two weeks ago, Tufts University announced that it would no longer require applicants to submit SAT subject tests. Although the tests were once common requirements at competitive colleges and universities, the Tufts decision brought down to nine the number of colleges requiring them. More...

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Should Colleges Admit Students in Front of Cameras?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A group of admissions officials this month had a discussion prompted by a photo (at right) showing a balloon left by Wheaton College in Massachusetts at the home of an admitted applicant. More...

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Auburn Will Expand Size of Faculty

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Auburn University plans to hire 500 new faculty members by 2022, without increasing undergraduate enrollment. More...

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Colleges Urged to Consider Student Sleep Patterns

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The sleep patterns and rest needs of a majority of students are inconsistent with the way colleges and universities schedule their courses, says a new study in the journal Scientific Reports. More...

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Stunning News From Temple, Texas, Georgia Tech

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Temple University stunned many students and alumni Sunday with news that it was replacing the "T" logo that they know (at left) with a lowercase serif “t” logo (seen already in use at right). More...

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T-Pain's New University: Wiscansin

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. It's not every university that would boast of being "dead last" in national ratings and having a faculty of 75 "uncertified professors." But the rapper T-Pain's new creation, Wiscansin University, isn't about to challenge the University of Wisconsin or enroll anyone. More...

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Should States Align High School Graduation and College Admissions Policies?

HomeBy Scott JaschikIn many states, graduating from high school doesn't mean you are eligible for college, report finds. More...

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Study: DACA Led More to Go to College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, created by President Obama to help young people brought by their relatives to the United States without legal authorization to stay, has had a significant, positive impact on the educational attainment of those students, especially female students, according to a new paper. More...

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